JIS News

The Office of Disaster Preparedness and Emergency Management (ODPEM) is reporting that there are approximately 2, 296 persons housed in shelters across the island. The ODPEM has also received reports of flooding in the parish of Trelawny as a result of the impact of Hurricane Emily.
Flooding has been reported in the following communities:
Bottom Town in Clarkes TownWakefieldBunkers HillJones HoleGravel Hill
Over 100 persons have been evacuated with the assistance of the Trelawny Parish Disaster Committee to the following shelters:
William Knibb High School Campbell’s Church Unity Primary School Alps All Age School Cedric Titus High School ,/ul>
The ODPEM will provide further updates as the information becomes available.